People & Places

Comments (0)

Sci-Fi Author Phoenix 2012 - Michael Stackpole

Author and Valley resident Michael Stackpole is a hero to nerds nationwide, likely because he's amassed a slew of achievements that some geeks only wish they could accomplish in their lifetimes. Over the past 35 years, he's designed critically acclaimed tabletop RPGs (Storm Haven, City Book I) and PC games (Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Edition), written popular novels in the BattleTech series, and appeared on the New York Times bestseller list multiple times. In the 1990s, George Lucas let him dabble in the Star Wars literary universe, allowing Stackpole to create some of the more iconic characters in the saga's history. Oh, and an asteroid was even named in his honor in 2008. Kinda makes your so-called feat of finally beating Diablo III seem a little weak by comparison, bro.

My Voice Nation Help
4 comments
TomQuaid
TomQuaid

@MikeStackpole @lippard I always thought Mike was the best, it's nice that the rest of Phoenix has finally figured it out!

lone_locust
lone_locust

@lippard @MikeStackpole Congratulations, Mr. Stackpole!

MikeStackpole
MikeStackpole

@lippard Wow, that's very cool to wake up to! Thanks for letting me know.

mlonden
mlonden

@MikeStackpole @lippard congrats Mike!

Slideshows

Search Best Of Awards

Loading...